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Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Nintendo Co., Ltd. (Nintendo) is one of the leading home entertainment companies in the world. The company develops, manufactures, and distributes handheld and home console hardware machines and related software. Its offerings include software and hardware for home video game systems, Karuta, playing cards, and other gaming-related products. The company's gaming portfolio includes Wii systems, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U. Nintendo operates through more than 29 subsidiaries and six associate companies. The company's key subsidiaries include Nintendo of America Inc., Nintendo of Canada Ltd., Nintendo of Europe GmbH, Nintendo France S.A.R and among others. It distributes products primarily through third party suppliers and operates across the Americas, Japan, Europe and other countries. Nintendo is headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

The company aims at expansion of the gaming population. To this end, the company focuses on launching new compelling games to encourage as many people as possible, regardless of age, gender and gaming experience.

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Table Of Contents

Nintendo Co., Ltd. (7974) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Key Facts 6
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Key Employees 7
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Major Products and Services 8
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - History 9
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Company Statement 12
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 15
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Business Description 15
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Corporate Strategy 16
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Strengths 17
Strength - Diversified Geographical Operations 17
Strength - Robust Research and Development Capabilities 17
Strength - Strong Offerings 17
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Decreasing Operational Efficiency 18
Weakness - Dependence on Contract Manufacturer 18
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Growing Video Games Markets 18
Opportunity - Strategic Alliances 18
Opportunity - Global Economic Outlook 18
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Threats 19
Threat - Online Piracy 19
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 19
Threat - Shorter and Seasonal Product Lifecycles 19
Nintendo Co., Ltd. - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 - Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Key Facts 6
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Key Employees 7
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Major Products and Services 8
Nintendo Co., Ltd., History 9
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Other Locations 13
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Subsidiaries 14
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Key Competitors 20
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Ratios based on current share price 21
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Annual Ratios 22
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Interim Ratios 25
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24
Nintendo Co., Ltd., Ratio Charts 26

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